Editorials

Pension health care cut underscores bigger issue

As the saying goes, elections have consequences. Case in point: Hamtramck’s ever-fragile financial position. When former Republican Gov. Rick Snyder was voted into office over eight years ago,…

Election results come as a surprise for many

Hamtramck’s political winds have once again shifted. The city council has lost three incumbents councilmembers. In the August Primary Election, two incumbents, Anam Miah and Abu Musa, were…

News

Breaking news … Case dismissed in sex assault

Breaking news … Case dismissed in sex assault

  By Charles Sercombe In a stunning defeat for the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, community…

Absentee ballots were the winner

Absentee ballots were the winner

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck elections may have turned a new corner. The results of…

Winter season blows in with a huge dumping of snow

Winter season blows in with a huge dumping of snow

  By Charles Sercombe Monday’s snowstorm is one for the history books. Approximately 7 inches…

Attorney calls for sexual assault charges to be dismissed

Attorney calls for sexual assault charges to be dismissed

    By Charles Sercombe The court hearing for a well-known community activist who is…

Business

Detroit City Football Clubs scores a huge goal: the pros

Detroit City Football Clubs scores a huge goal: the pros

  By Alan Madlane Le Rouge is moving on up. The soccer squad, the local faves with the rowdy fun fanbase, is getting promoted. “Le Rouge,” for those…

Hamtown Farms site is now privately owned, its future unknown

Hamtown Farms site is now privately owned, its future unknown

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtown Farms is not only closed down, it has now been sold. Michael Davis, a co-organizer of the farm, declined to say who purchased…

At Balkan House, the ‘doner’ is a foodie’s favorite

At Balkan House, the ‘doner’ is a foodie’s favorite

  By Alan Madlane Balkan House is a restaurant literally located inside a large, converted house on a main street in downtown Hamtramck. The site has actually had…

Photo Gallery

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium came full circle last Saturday. When the stadium was first built, as…

News

Breaking news: Hamtramck city council election results

Breaking news: Hamtramck city council election results

  By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck has three new city councilmembers In the council election held today (Tuesday, Nov. 5), Nayeem Choudhury, Mohammed Hassan and Mohammed Alsomiri were…

Features

Still working on that beach body? Fitness coach has a plan for you

Still working on that beach body? Fitness coach has a plan for you

  By Joe Myrick Special to The Review Now that summer is here, a lot of us are still scrambling to get into shape. A major challenge…

Editorials

Poletown closing comes with a stiff financial setback for city

Last week we reported some good news/bad news about the GM Poletown plant. The good: The plant will remain open. The bad: It will be shut down…

Sports

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

    By Ian Perrotta Before last Saturday (Nov. 3), most people had never heard of Frontier International Academy. It only took 90 minutes to change that.…